Regarding "Razing history" [News, Aug. 15], here is a historical gem being demolished. This Colonial house on Deer Park and Ketewamoke avenues in the Village of Babylon, built not too long after the Revolution, is almost as old as the country.

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Why has it not received landmark status? Where is the public outcry? This house should be preserved as a piece of history. Once it is erased, it can never be replaced.

John D. Fickes, East Islip